Posts Tagged ‘STEM education’



The Hidden Life of Mushrooms

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Mushroom Day April 14th! In a soup, they’re a pleasure.  On pizza, a game-changer.  Grilled on a bun, they are a vegetarian’s best friend.  Mushrooms are one of mother earth’s tastiest foods, but did you know they could also… SAVE THE WORLD?  Researchers like Paul Stamets are teaching […]

Zoo Lover’s Day!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Zoo Lover’s Day April 8th The Kitchens of Zoos – otherwise known as Commissaries – are some of the busiest kitchens in the world and serve a VERY demanding clientele! Ever had to cook a dinner for a large number of guests? And if some are vegetarian?  Maybe […]

Live Long & Prosper

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating, Live Long and Prosper Day March 26th If you were ever a fan of Start Trek, the phrase, “Live Long and Prosper” is a familiar one. Often spoken by Starship Enterprise’s resident Vulcan and scientist, driven strictly by logic, Mr. Spock. As we celebrate this special day and […]

Giant Pandas: Goofball or Genius?

Join High touch High Tech in celebrating Giant Panda Day March 16th! Even the toughest among us cannot resist a little tiny internal “awwwww” when we happen upon a viral video of rotund Giant Panda babies bombarding their caretaker with their squishy, playful bodies.  How about when one falls off something in a goofy, bamboo-induced […]

A Humble Ear of Corn

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Popcorn Lover’s Day March 11, 2021 A humble ear of corn (a.k.a. Maize) might not seem like much.  Maize is so ubiquitous in the modern world, not just in that tasty, crunchy popcorn bucket you get with extra butter at the movies, but in corn-based snacks and cereals, […]

Long Live the Peach

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating Peach Blossom Day March 3, 2021 Imagine a hot summer’s day, sitting in the shade at a picnic with your favorite people.  You open your picnic basket to find a gloriously ripe, perfect-in-every-way peach.  You take a bite and savor that unique combination of texture, flavor, and juiciness […]

Podcast: Mission to Mars

High Touch High Tech’s February Podcast, Mission to Mars, is live! Join Dinosaur Dan, Narwhal Nina, and special guest Earthquake Ethan as they talk about space exploration, the Mars rover, and the future of humankind! Recorded live from Dinosaur Dan’s very own Tesla!

Pistachios, a yummy seed!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Pistachio Day February 26, 2021! Pistachios are the seeds from the fruit of a small Persian tree, Pistachia vera. They have been cultivated for at least 3,000 years, widely in Central Asia to the Mediterranean region. Green and slightly sweet, pistachios are called nuts, but botanically are seeds. Related […]

Get a “Charge” out of National Battery Day!

It’s National Battery day! What a shock! We get a “charge” out of this day every year! Observed annually on February 18th, the day serves to appreciate the convenience batteries provide to us in our everyday lives. Before we can appreciate batteries, we better determine what a battery is. Batteries are a collection of one or […]

Sharks Never Get Toothaches!

Join High Touch High Tech in celebrating National Toothache Day February 9, 2021! Far back into some of the most ancient human remains ever found, archaeologists see a constant human universal: toothaches!  Whether broken, lost, ground down completely, or abscessed so severely they impact the bone of the jaw, humankind has suffered with tooth pain […]